Antiques on the Cheap: A Savvy Dealer's Tips: Buying, Restoring, Selling

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Storey Publishing, Jul 6, 2012 - Antiques & Collectibles - 224 pages
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Get the inside scoop on every aspect of antiquing - buying, cleaning, repairing, embellishing, refinishing, restoring, and selling. You'll find expert advice for getting great deals at auctions, flea markets, and shops, and you'll learn how to spot items that can be repaired to increase their value. Advice for selling antiques at flea markets, on consignment, and in shops is included.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Buying
4
Improving
67
Fixing
128
Selling
175
Glossary
207
Suggested Reading and References
210
Suppliers and Manufacturers
212
Index
214
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James W. McKenzie is a self-employed antique dealer and restorer who has more than 20 years of experience working in various antique businesses and has put much know-how advice into his book Antiques on the Cheap. He has had 27 years of hands-on experience in restoration work and selling and currently restores American art pottery for other dealers. James has been married for 35 years to his wife, Wanda, and has two daughters and three grandchildren. He lives in West Virginia.

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